Capitals vs. Rangers Pick
Can the New York Rangers stop the red-hot Washington Capitals when the two meet in New York tonight at 7PM ET?
Washington is 23-6-2 on the season and 10-3-1 on the road. New York is 19-11-4 overall and 13-4-1 at home. The Rangers have won four straight meetings with the Capitals, including a 5-2 win at home back on Nov. 3. The Rangers have also won their last two home games, scoring four goals in both contests.
According to oddsmakers from oddsmakers at MyBookie.ag, the Capitals are favored on the road today, as they are getting odds of -115 to win, while the Rangers are getting a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Rangers have won four straight in this series. The Caps have been red-hot but goaltender Braden Holtby gave up three goals in two periods against Tampa Bay on Friday and was removed. Washington came back from a 3-0 deficit to win the game, 5-3. The Rangers have struggled on the road, but they are 13-4-1 at home.
SUNDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: NEW YORK RANGERS +105